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Top 10 Most Overrated Roller Coasters in North America


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Numbers 6 and 5 Most Overrated Roller Coaster: Dark Knight
Top 10 Most Overrated Roller Coasters in North America

Dark Knight at Six FLags Great America and Six Flags Great Adventure.

Six Flags 2008. Used with permission.

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Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ and Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, IL.

Timed to debut around the 2008 release of The Dark Knight movie, Six Flags tied its hype bandwagon to the Hollywood hype machine. Billed as indoor, themed coasters, the park chain forgot two essential ingredients: the themeing and the coasters. Except for a so-so pre-show, the attractions hardly features any effects. The few onboard effects are mostly lame. And the rides are fairly standard--and tame--Wild Mouse-style coasters.

A third Dark Knight coaster was supposed to open at Six Flags New England, but the project was canceled and the coaster opened at Six Flags Mexico instead.

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